12 November 2018– Bafana Bafana kicked off their preparations for the crucial Africa Cup of Nations match against Nigeria at Steyn City School in Johannesburg on Monday with no new injury worries.
Training under the heat wave which is ongoing within the Gauteng Province, team doctor, Dr Thulani Ngwenya said the camp had started well without any new hiccups.
Goalkeeper Ronwen Williams will be monitored for the next 2 days but Dr Ngwenya said the keeper’s injury was a minor setback.
Thulani Serero who arrived in camp on Monday carrying a slight injury, trained on his own but will join the rest of the team on Tuesday so is defender Thamsanqa Mkhize who was also rested having played the entire 90 minutes on Sunday.
“Otherwise there are no new injuries and I must say the day (Monday, 12 November 2018) began very well,” said Dr Ngwenya.
Bafana Bafana take on Nigeria on Saturday, 17 November in a crucial AFCON qualifier at FNB Stadium in which a win will seal a berth in the AFCON finals scheduled for Cameroon next year.
The match kicks off at 15h00 and tickets are on sale at Computicket, Shoprite and Shoprite Checkers stores countrywide. They are going for R60